Roztoka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Roztoka
Site address
Starting opposite house number 66 on the main street, cross the bridge and turn left, continuing upstream towards the spruce forest, at the edge of which the cemetery can be found.
GPS coordinates
48.695859, 23.304840
Perimeter length
47 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery site is surrounded by a concrete fence with a metal gate. It was erected in 2002 by descendants of those buried in the cemetery.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is located between the woodlands and the fields. It is generally well-maintained, and the fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
35
Date of oldest tombstone
1813
Date of newest tombstone
1933
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a tsiyun dedicated to Shmuel Zeev Mendelovitch (died 1933), Leah (died 1924), and Tsirl Mendelovich (died 1928).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to the memorial plaque on the fence, the cemetery hwas used for burials from 1800 (approx) to 1944. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 19th century. Moreover, the cemetery most likely appears on a cadastral map from 1864.

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